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persist
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Crime and Punishment
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  • The slight shivering still persisted, but that too was an almost pleasant sensation.
  • He drew a deep breath—but his dream seemed strangely to persist: his door was flung open and a man whom he had never seen stood in the doorway watching him intently.
  • "And, what, if even now, while Katerina Ivanovna is alive, you get ill and are taken to the hospital, what will happen then?" he persisted pitilessly.
  • The rain still persisted.
  • "The chief thing is," Raskolnikov persisted, "to keep her out of this scoundrel’s hands!
  • What, what could she do?" she persisted, getting hot and excited.
  • I want you to," he persisted.
  • Isn’t that so?" persisted Svidrigailov with a sly smile.

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  • The child persisted in asking questions despite my obvious desire to be left alone.
  • We expect the conditions to persist into next year.

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